Back in the Dark Ages, you know, like the 1960’s and before (to my middle schoolers’ perspective), childbirth in the typical American hospital was quite sterile and controlled. Not by the mom, you understand, but by the staff. My children were all born in the 80’s, and by then strides had been made toward more home-like experiences, so-called “birthing rooms” and all that. Going back to the old-fashioned was considered quite modern. Typical.
I didn’t have the regular treatment, gratefully, until Continue reading “Tie it down, Lord.”